light bulb moment


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light bulb moment

n
1. a moment of sudden inspiration, revelation, or recognition
[C20: from the cartoon image of a light bulb lighting up above a character's head when he or she has an idea]
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Last year whilst I was watching Graham officiate I had a light bulb moment and thought "I could do that
And that's when we had a light bulb moment to change the lyrics to conjure up visions of Christmas to our music students involved in recording and releasing it as a charity single.
I stuck with it and six months down the line, I had a light bulb moment and realised I was OK and that I could be on my own.
Coventry and Darlington have found that light bulb moment already and as soon as we find ours then we'll be fine.
Not only was it frightening for my friend to witness but also she said it was a clear light bulb moment when she realised that her daughter had been showing all the symptoms for weeks beforehand.
After a bad experience, I had a light bulb moment, and began offering antiageing treatments.
JOEY LOGANO CONTINUED -- HAS THERE BEEN A LIGHT BULB MOMENT FOR YOU AT THIS TRACK THE LAST COUPLE OF YEARS?
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Witnessing stout explode onto the American craft beer scene was a light bulb moment for me," said Matthew Rutkowski of Spiegelau.